The deal will give a boost to Apple TV+’s meager animation offerings.
John Lasseter-led Skydance Animation will make its big debut in 2022 with the release of two animated features, both directed by women.
The film will be among the first releases from feature animation start-up Skydance Animation.
John Lasseter is running an entire animation studio again.
Paramount Animation just became the new home of John Lasseter’s films and they’re not happy about it.
The former chief creative officer of Dreamworks Animation will help start up Skydance’s new animation division.
Two former Dreamworks directors will direct features for Skydance.
Earlier this year, we celebrated the 25th anniversary of “Who Framed Roger Rabbit.” This month we celebrate the 25th anniversary of Ralph Bakshi’s holiday special “Christmas in Tattertown,” which premiered December 21, 1988 on Nickelodeon. The two projects are not entirely unrelated. Bakshi credited the success of “Who Framed Roger Rabbit” as the reason that he was able to get “Tattertown” greenlit for production.